News Release 613

Informational meeting planned Oct. 29 at Bennett Spring State Park

Volume 38-613 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., OCT. 19, 2010 -- The Missouri Department of Natural Resources invites you to bring your ideas to an informational meeting on Friday, Oct. 29, at Bennett Spring State Park near Lebanon. The informational meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the nature center classroom and is open to the public.

 At the meeting, staff will discuss projects that will be completed during the next year. These include relocation of host sites in campground no. 1, the continued improvements to rental cabins, and the new Department of Conservation hatchery building project. Visitors will be invited to share comments on the park’s goals, objectives and new initiatives.

This informational meeting is part of an ongoing effort by the department to ensure citizens have input on facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites.

Bennett Spring State Park is located 12 miles west of Lebanon on Hwy 64.  People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the park office at 417-532-4338 or by calling the department toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf).  For information about state parks and historic sites, visit